Tag: Christmas shopping

‘Tis Another Shopping Season

Here we are again.  We have had “Black Friday”, “Small Business Saturday” and now “Cyber Monday” as retailers urge us to do our Christmas shopping for the season.  Ready or not, it is here.  Last year Americans spent over $1 Trillion in retail purchases. I saw a statistic this...

The No-Turkey Thanksgiving

People go crazy over turkey for their main course as part of the traditional Thanksgiving meal.  Even before I became a vegetarian, I was never a fan of turkey.  I don’t care how you cooked it, it was gonna be dry and had to be soaked in something.  Growing...

Some Folks Need That Cup Of Cheer

I have been out in the “hustle and bustle” of shopping over the past two days and I have to be honest with you – there a serious need for some cups of cheer out there. Now I don’t know what is supposed to be in that cup of...

Lessons in the Ribbon Aisle

This weekend my wife and I went to Michael’s to get some ribbon for our Christmas decorations. Have you ever been to the ribbon aisle at Michael’s this time of year? You haven’t experienced claustrophobia quite like this. I thought hockey was a contact sport until I ventured into...